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A woman, left, is standing next to a man, right, and smiling outside.
Courtesy of Catherine Cortez Masto

President Joe Biden recently signed a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill into law. KUNR’s Kaleb Roedel spoke with US Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto about where the money will go in Nevada and what it will do for the state’s recovery from the pandemic.

A group of seven people on strike gather around a banner. Many hold signs reading "On Strike."
Shelby Herbert

Reno bus drivers have returned to the picket line with new terms and a renewed intensity for their third strike in three months.

A wide shot of a busy city at night. There are tall buildings in the foreground, many small dots of light in the middle ground and dark blue mountains in the far background.
f11photo / Adobe Stock

Nevada is one of the top 10 states negatively impacted by a lack of business travel during the pandemic, and that has ripple effects on the hospitality industry.

A pair of BEARPAW brand shoes placed on a rock in front of Lake Tahoe.
Courtesy of BEARPAW for NNBW

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

An image of a sensor on a pipe.
Courtesy of Halogen Systems for NNBW

Here's the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Construction workers are lifting up a concrete wall. They are wearing fluorescent-colored shirts and vests, as well as hard hats.
Courtesy / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Immigrants in Washoe County made up nearly 30% of construction workers and a quarter of manufacturing workers in 2019, according to a new report funded by the Gateways for Growth Challenge, which provides research and support to increase immigrant inclusion.

Stacks of clean, folded laundry placed in plastic bags. There are ten bags of laundry placed on a table.
Courtesy / SudShare

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Several miners are wearing headlamps in a mine. Some are pushing a metal bin, whereas others are standing and conversing.
Courtesy / Bureau of Labor Statistics

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

A man is dressed head-to-toe in protective gear. He is spraying a golf cart down with industrial cleaning disinfectant inside of a golf card storage facility.
Courtesy of Bio Sealed for NNBW

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

A field of hemp plants.
Nick Miller for Oregon Department of Agriculture / Flickr Creative Commons

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Multiple tanks with oxygen nozzles coming out of them. The tanks are on top of a counter with several people seated or standing around it.
Amanda Kelso / Flickr Creative Commons

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

An image of restaurant owners and managers gathered in an outdoor patio space. They are sitting in chairs that form a semi-circle formation.
Kaleb Roedel / Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

An image of a dog jumping over a hurdle during an agility exercise.
Courtesy / Zoom Room Reno

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Three teachers are sitting at two six-foot tables in a classroom. They are reviewing and sorting books for children.
Kaleb Roedel / Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly. This week, KUNR contributor Kaleb Roedel looks into the local child care industry.

An image of a craft beer in a drinking glass against a black background
Bert Heymans / Flickr / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

The entrance of a farmers market. There’s a large sign that reads “Farmers Market Today” in the foreground. Several vendors have pop-up tents placed throughout the parking lot with various foods, including watermelons, cantelope, onions and more,
Kaleb Roedel / Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

A close-up image of a hemp plant
Courtesy of USDA

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Farmed Atlantic Salmon swimming underwater. One fish is in focus while the rest of its school is swimming ahead of it.
Courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

An outdoor patio with tables, chairs and umbrellas. Lake Tahoe is visible in the background with a dock and sandy beach alongside it. Mountains can be seen in the far distance.
Courtesy Tahoe Beach Club

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

The interior of Spearpoint Logistics. There are rows of metal shelving units placed as aisles in a warehouse. Most shelving units include stacked cardboard boxes. There are also plastic-wrapped pallets placed between many of the aisles.
Courtesy of Spearpoint Logistics

Here’s the latest business news from around Northern Nevada, with Business Beat from the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

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